(February 1946)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1945-12-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Jack Byrne (credited)(managing editor); John C. Mitchell (credited)
Color
Color Cover; Black and White Interior
Dimensions
Early Issues Standard Golden Age U.S.; Later Issues Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


Golden Jaws of Ju-Ju River (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; crocodiles

Battle of the Giants (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Noel Cox]
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

Indexer Notes

Story appears on inside front and inside back covers.

Land of No Return (Table of Contents: 2)

Kaänga / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira ?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; James Gordon; Wasinkas (African tribe); G'hama Na; Geta (leopard); Tora (leopard); Miss Gordon; Lansing
Synopsis
A witch doctor and his white confederate collect tribute from the Wasinkas until they kill a white woman. Kaänga and the girl's father invade their temple and kill them.
Keywords
executions; idols; wall of nails; witch doctors

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Simba, King of Beasts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils
August Froehlich
Inks
August Froehlich
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who best knows courage when he sees it but the mighty-hearted lion?
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Simba
Synopsis
Simba gets caught up in a tribe's courtship contests, influencing the outcome for a young man he deems worthy.
Keywords
courtship rituals

The Rhinoceros (Table of Contents: 4)

African Wild Life / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Peppe (signed)
Inks
Mike Peppe (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis
A brief natural history of the rhinoceros.
Keywords
rhinoceroses

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils
Henry Kiefer ?; ? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A beautiful woman, gentlest of earth's creatures.. yet...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Wambi; Tawn; Ogg; Mag (macaw); Serpa (cobra)
Synopsis
Wambi is captured by a maharanee who wants to use him as an animal trainer. Wambi's jungle friends come to his rescue.
Keywords
animal training; baseball; bondage; slave coffle; slaves; swimming; whips

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sleeping Guhayana village slumbered on peacefully --
Genre
adventure
Characters
Guhayanas (African tribe); Tawna; lion cultists; Terry Thunder; Keeto; Naru; Mojambis (African tribe)
Synopsis
Lion cultists, demanding tribute, murder the Guhayanas. Terry and the lancers ride to defeat the cult.
Keywords
lion cults

Indexer Notes

The last third of the last page is occupied by the Ownership Statement.

The Hippopotamus (Table of Contents: 7)

Jungle Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Peppe (signed)
Inks
Mike Peppe (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis
A brief natural history of the hippopotamus.
Keywords
hippopotamuses

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Tabu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Mack]
Pencils
Howard Larsen (signed)
Inks
Howard Larsen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The stone of Zimba great power is his that possesses it... [sic]
Genre
jungle
Characters
Zimbas (African tribe); Matabile; Katomba; Tabu
Synopsis
Tabu prevents the overthrow of the witch doctor Matabile by the witch Katomba.
Keywords
gorillas; Stone of the Zimbas; tiger traps; witch doctors; witches

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Camilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils
Fran Hopper
Inks
Marcia Snyder ?; Joe Doolin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Kill -- Kill,' the ape witch screamed in frenzy...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Camilla; Fang (dog); Kweeso; Teddy
Synopsis
Camilla frees a boy taken by a band of apes at the urging of their white, human priestess.
Keywords
apes; human sacrifice; pantiano tree
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Golden Jaws of Ju-Ju River
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Battle of the Giants
  3. 2. Land of No Return
    Kaänga
  4. 3. ["Who best knows courage when he sees it but the mighty-hearted lion?"]
    Simba, King of Beasts
  5. 4. The Rhinoceros
    African Wild Life
  6. 5. ["A beautiful woman, gentlest of earth's creatures.. yet..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  7. 6. ["The sleeping Guhayana village slumbered on peacefully --"]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  8. 7. The Hippopotamus
    Jungle Facts
  9. 8. ["The stone of Zimba great power is his that possesses it... [sic]"]
    Tabu
  10. 9. ["'Kill -- Kill,' the ape witch screamed in frenzy..."]
    Camilla
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